heáfod-hrægel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heáfod-hrægel
es; n. I. of clothing. The word glosses oraria in the verses which tell the medicinal virtues of St. Cuthbert's clothing, 'tegmina corporis almi', 'veneranda vestis'. One whose eyes were affected 'sancti accipiens oraria vatis' was cured. v. Nap. 36. It also glosses poderis Gif þú fyligst rihtwísnysse þú gegrípst hí, and þú on dést swylce heáfudhrægl wyrðscype (indues quasi poderem honorem ), Scint. 74, 2. II. of bedding, a bolster, pillow Bedreáf bedda geniht*-*sumiað . . . hwítel . . . and heáfudrægel stramenta lectorum sufficiant . . . sagum . . . et capitulae, R. Ben. I. 93, 3. Cf. heáfod-bolster.
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